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Waldorf Astoria to debut in Tokyo's Nihonbashi

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The Waldorf Astoria is a globally recognized luxury hotel brand, with its flagship location pictured here on New York's Park Avenue.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- Japan's first Waldorf Astoria will begin operations in 2026, forming a centerpiece of an urban redevelopment project in the capital.

Hilton, which owns the high-end hotel brand, will manage the Waldorf Astoria Tokyo Nihonbashi under an agreement announced Tuesday with Japanese developer Mitsui Fudosan.

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